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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Kandalaksa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Kandalaksa, Russia is approximately 1,799 km or 1,118 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Kandalaksa bearing 260.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 230.3° or SW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Kandalaksa has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • The annual average temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.3 °C (34.7°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 689.4 mm (27.1 in) more which is equivalent to 689.4 l/m² (16.92 US gal/ft²) or 6,894,000 l/ha (737,014 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.9° higher in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Kandalaksa.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Kandalaksa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kandalaksa vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +12 (+21) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +66 (+3) +85 (+3) +47 (+2) +24 (+1) +9 (+0) -5 (0) +17 (+1) +60 (+2) +83 (+3) +99 (+4) +109 (+4) +689 (+27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 28' +1h 22' +0h 13' -0h 52' -2h 27' -5h 13' -3h 39' -1h 22' -0h 11' +0h 54' +2h 31' +5h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.9 +7.1 +7.1 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7 +6.8 +6.6   +6.9

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